Minn. Biker Dies After Being Hit By SUV In Iowa

BRITT, Iowa (AP) — A Minnesota man has died after his bicycle was struck by an SUV on an Iowa highway.

The Iowa State Patrol told the Mason City Globe Gazette that the man was biking east on U.S. Highway 18 west of Britt when he was hit Friday night by the vehicle heading the same direction. The victim’s name has not been released.

The patrol says the driver of the SUV didn’t stop but was found later.

The crash remains under investigation, and no charges have been announced.

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  • Dave

    The edited story doesn’t say it, but this happened at 10:30 PM on a busy U.S. highway. Ya gotta wonder….

    • Jim S.

      …about SUV’s and the many drivers who shouldn’t be driving vehicles of that size.

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